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Why use Care Courses? Because they're convenient, affordable and you learn so much!


Cynthia“I want to thank you very much for what you do. The lessons were excellent. The reading kept my interest which is very rare in a lot of reading literature. I would highly recommend Care Courses to all friends, family and other providers... keep up the good work!”  

Cynthia, Temple Hills, Maryland

Nancy“I thoroughly enjoyed the experience as I gained much knowledge and insight into the lives and needs of children. Thank you for providing a resource that provides a wealth of information that can be immediately applied to the child care setting for an affordable price!” 

Nancy, Troy, Michigan

Care Courses offers online training classes and book courses for child care providers, home visitors and parents. Use our childcare professional development clock hours for most US States continuing education inservice requirements and registries, for CDA Certification (Child Development Associate Credential), for CDA Renewal and for NAC Renewal. All our professional development courses give both Clock Hours and IACET CEUs toward CDA Renewal.

Our informative child care training programs can be completed anywhere and at any time. Study at home, at the park, or wherever is most convenient for you. Then go online to complete and submit your coursework. Our friendly, knowledgeable instructors offer unlimited free student support by phone or email, and are always happy to help!

Early childhood child care training can be fun, interesting, and relevant to your daily work and experience! We've been offering professional development classes for over 20 years; we love what we do and truly want to make your experience fantastic.

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National Childcare Credentials: Washington State child care providers may use our courses toward a CCP or CDA, as well as CDA, NAC and CCP renewal.

Washington State Childcare Training Requirements: Care Courses is a STARS approved continuing education training organization. All Care Courses are approved through STARS for continuing education clock hours for those who work in child care centers, family home child care programs and school-age child care programs. This includes directors, program directors, site coordinators, lead teachers, assistants, program assistants, licensees, primary staff persons and volunteers. To check our approved status, please visit the MERIT website. Care Courses is listed under organization search.

To receive STARS credit, please click here.

Opening a child care facility in Washington State: For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in Washington State, please contact your state licensing agency using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the requirements, rules and regulations of your state.

Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families
P.O. Box 45480
Olympia, WA 98504-5480
(866) 482-4325

Washington Child Care Licensing